Sr Systems Administrator - Norfolk, VA

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Systems Engineering
Location
Norfolk, Virginia

REQ#: RQ96476

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular

Senior member of the system engineering team for a major DOD enterprise network. Actively monitors operational condition of all systems. Performs system operations and maintenance functions.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems, specifically Windows and Linux
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
  • Manages active directory settings
  • Collaborates with other system engineers or application owners to design solutions for customers.
  • Identifies hardware, software and services required to meet customer needs.
  • Manages system stability, operation, and scalability.
  • Provide technical guidance for troubleshooting systems and designing new solutions.
  • Evaluate current or developing technologies to consider for implementation weighing such factors as cost, compatibility, and usability.
  • Communicate with customers to understand current and future requirements for their systems and be able to speak on their behalf to the configuration management team.
  • Document design specifications, installation instructions, new processes, and procedures.
  • Perform ongoing hardware and software maintenance to include installing or upgrade hardware or software.
  • Perform patching as assigned.
  • Perform SCAP/STIG functions as assigned when Quarterly STIG updates are released.
  • Configure servers and appliances to meet functional specifications and cybersecurity requirements.
  • Evaluate existing systems to suggest changes to meet organizational requirements.
  • Communicate project information through technical reports and presentations.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Prepare system documentation, including system configuration, administration guides, standard operating procedures and concept of operations as required.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Education:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6-8 years of directly related experience in in Systems Administration Linux, Active Directory, Storage, Virtualization, and IA/Cyber Security compliance required.
  • Hands-on STIG/SCAP experience required.
  • Active DOD Secret clearance required; SSBI required.
  • Current Security+ certification required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows Server 2008/2012, Windows 10 SHB, etc.)
  • Active Directory (2008/2012) group policies design and implementation
  • Implementing and supporting Microsoft BackOffice products (Exchange, SharePoint, SMS)
  • Operating master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.
  • VMware vSphere 6 administration
  • SAN Storage Design, fiber switches and administration
  • Citrix, VDI, Hyper-V desktop design and administration
  • Working knowledge of server hardware (RAID, clustering, virtualization, etc.)
  • TCP/IP protocol, NTP, DHCP, DNS, etc.
  • Knowledge of MS Forefront Identity Management a plus
  • Microsoft SQL 2012/2014 and MySQL administration a plus
  • PowerShell a plus
  • Understanding of IT Security best practices to meet DOD STIGs
 

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